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Sherna Cockrill Edit Profile


Sherna Cockrill, American Artist. Volunteer Arkansas Air Museum, since 1992.


Cockrill, Sherna was born on December 19, 1936 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Daughter of Glenn Wesley and Ruby Jean Will.


Bachelor, University Arkansas, 1958. Master of Arts, University Arkansas, 1966.


Represented by Boswell Gallery, Little Rock, Selby Pictures Ltd., London, Rocky Creek Gallery, Fayetteville, Arkansas, River Market Art, Little Rock.


  • Other Work

    • One-woman shows include Klynveld Peat Marwick Goerdeler Pete Marwick & Associates Collection, Little Rock, Arkansas, 1997, Arts Center of Ozarks, 1997-1998, Walton Art Center, Fayetteville, Arkansas, 1997, 1998, 2000, Sager Creek Art Center, Siloam Springs, Arkansas, 2000, Walton Art Center, Fayetteville, Arkansas, 2001, 2002, exhibited in group shows at Philbrook Art Center, 1968-1969, Tulsa Regional 5-State Exhibition, 1968, Arkansas Arts Festival, 1968-1970, 1972-1973, Oklahoma Museum Art, 1970-1971 (1st prize in oils, 1970), Artists Northwest Arkansas, 1969-1972, Fort Smith Art Center, 1972-1974 (Grand prize, 1973), Greater New Orleans National Exhibition, 1973, Arkansas Arts Center, 1973-1975, Little Rock Arts Fair, 1973 (1st prize in painting, 1973), Texas Fine Arts Association Annual, 1973-1974, Southeast Arkansas Arts and Science Center, 1973, Arkansas Festival Arts Invitational, 1974-1976, Arkansas Arts, Crafts and Design Fair, 1975-1976, Governor's Distinguished Artists Exhibit, 1976, University Arkansas, 1979-1986 (2d prize, 1981, 1984), Laguna Gloria Museum, Austin, Texas, 1984, 1986, Art Center of Ozarks, 1999 (President award, 2000), Walton Arts Center, Fayetteville, Arkansas, 2000-2001, Represented in permanent collections Smithsonian Archives American Art, District of Columbia, Mid American Museum, 1st National Bank, Little Rock, Smithsonian Collection in Middle American Museum, Hot Springs, Arkansas, WRMC Foundation, Butler Center, Little Rock, Central Arkansas Library. Systems, others, exhibitions include Arts Center of Ozarks, 1998, 2000, Walton Art Center, 2001, 2002, Butler Center for Arkansas Studies, Little Rock, Central Arkansas Library., 2000, National Museum of Women in the Arts Archives, Washington, exhibitions include one-woman show Stephen Selby Pictures, Limited/London, 2003, exhibitions include National Museum of Women in Art, Washington, District of Columbia, 1998, Represented in permanent collections WRMC Foundation, Butler Center Arkansas Studies, Little Rock, Central Arkansas Library.

      Systems, Boswell Gallery, Little Rock, Rocky Creek Gallery, Fayetteville, River Market Art, Little Rock, Selby Pictures Limited, London.


Volunteer Arkansas Air Museum, since 1992.


  • Other Interests

    Avocation: traveling.


Married J. Mitchell Junior, March 23, 1963. 1 child, Ashley.

Glenn Wesley

Ruby Jean Will

J. Mitchell Junior

Ashley Cockrill